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Moon Light World Map

The map below shows where the Moon is visible from the Earth, depending on weather conditions and moon phases.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Thursday, May 22, 2014 at 6:48:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 36%

Previous phaseThird QuarterWednesday, May 21, 2014 at 1:01 PM
Next phaseNew MoonWednesday, May 28, 2014 at 6:42 PM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, May 22, 2014 at 18:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 43' South, Longitude: 174° 51' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.99 meters/second, 1612.8 km/hour, 1002.1 miles/hour or 870.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.5"16.70 miWest0° 00' 11.2"0.21 miNorth16.70 mi
1 hour14° 29' 36.0"1002.06 miWest0° 11' 15.5"12.89 miNorth1002.19 mi
24 hours12° 04' 32.4"834.91 miEast4° 28' 46.8"307.79 miNorth889.96 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Baker IslandThu 6:48 AM278 km173 miles150 nmNorthwest NW
RawakiFri 7:48 AM511 km318 miles276 nmEast-southeast ESE
FakaofoFri 7:48 AM937 km582 miles506 nmSouth-southeast SSE
FunafutiFri 6:48 AM1000 km621 miles540 nmSouthwest SW
ApiaFri 7:48 AM1382 km859 miles746 nmSouth-southeast SSE
TarawaFri 6:48 AM1395 km867 miles753 nmWest-northwest WNW
MajuroFri 6:48 AM1813 km1126 miles979 nmWest-northwest WNW
SuvaFri 6:48 AM1958 km1217 miles1057 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KiritimatiFri 8:48 AM1990 km1237 miles1075 nmEast-northeast ENE
AlofiThu 7:48 AM1991 km1237 miles1075 nmSouth-southeast SSE

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